12 Forward Base Support Unit


Date Raised : 1974-07-29 Disbanded : 2009-08-05 Location : Naliya
Land for an airfield was taken over by IAF on 22 Oct 1973. Intially a C&MU was setup under the command of AFS Jamnagar. The C&MU was upgraded to 12 FBSU on 29 July 1974 and the first stn cdr was Wg Cdr HS ghuman. It was further upgraded to a wing on 6 Aug 2009

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
07 Jul 76 to Wing Commander Harjit Singh Ghuman5692 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
Unknown to 31 Oct 85Group Captain Tushar Sen6006 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
01 Nov 85 to 30 Nov 86Group Captain Suresh Vishnu Ratnaparkhi6136 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
01 Dec 86 to 01 Jul 88Group Captain Pradeep Kumar Yadav9042 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
01 Jul 88 to 01 Jul 90Group Captain Narayan Menon9005 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
01 Jul 90 to 31 Oct 91Group Captain Donald Lazarus10516 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
Unknown to Group Captain Surendra Singh Tyagi9467 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
27 Sep 94 to 31 Mar 97Group Captain Ajit Vishwanath Vaidya11848 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
01 Apr 97 to 22 Oct 98Group Captain Punnoly Iruppattil Muralidharan13579 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
23 Oct 98 to 31 Dec 00Group Captain Paramjit Singh Bhangu12932 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
01 Jan 01 to 08 Jan 03Group Captain Madhusudhan Banerjee13400 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
09 Jan 03 to 20 Mar 05Group Captain Birender Singh Dhanoa15405 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
21 Mar 05 to 22 Apr 07Group Captain Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria16026 F(P)Stn CdrNaliya
Unit continued existence as 49 Wing

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